The holiday hotspot – which has recently attracted reality influencers like Kelsey Stratford and Chloe Ferry – has seen cases double in a fortnight.
Chloe Ferry seen on a lavish Dubai holiday amid UK lockdown[/caption]
The startling rise led to the UAE being removed from Britain’s travel corridor list so travellers will now need to self-isolate on their return.
Now it wants of vaccinate half its 10million citizens by the end of March, reports the Mail Online.
It has already given jabs to more than one in ten and only lags behind Israel in doses administered per head of population.
The huge migrant workforce, which makes up around 90 per cent of the population, will also benefit from the rapid rollout at 127 medical centres.
The city of Dubai plans to vaccinate seven out of 10 of its total population by the end of this year.
TOWIE star Kelsey Stratford soaks up the sun in Duba[/caption]
Tommy Fury and Moilly Mae recently returned from a trip to Dubai[/caption]
The infection rise comes after many British influencers were seen living it up in Dubai during the pandemic. Although the two are not connected.
However, the high-profile influencers have faced a backlash from fellow celebs.
THE UAE is pushing to vaccinate half of its citizens by April[/caption]
Kym Marsh was among those slamming stars holidaying in Dubai while coronavirus cripples much of the world.
She said: “Lots of influencers seem to be going abroad.
“If you’ve got to travel for work then fair enough, but I personally would be putting off that trip and staying at home.
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“From what I can see from the pictures of people in Dubai, every man and his dog is there and it doesn’t look particularly socially distanced!
“You could pick it up and then bring it back. I think we should just shut the borders and none of us travel anywhere.”